Minolta AF 70-210mm F4 (beercan) A-mount lens review by TangoJetta

reviewer#2347 date: May-24-2007
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.8
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:KM 75-300mm D
Sigma D 28-300mm
KM 28-75mm f2.8 D
price paid:
positive:Built like a tank
Sharp as my pirme lens
great price
Heayduty build
great colors
negative:Got watch out for flares
comment:My copy seems to have fast AF in low light, It's as fast as my Km 28-75mm f2.8 D and have none of AF hunting like my Sigma. This beercan was only use twice according to the orginal owner. I have tried out other Beercans and those took forever to focus in low light conditions. Well I really this lens and would never sell it.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 397
  • sharpness: 4.49
  • color: 4.78
  • build: 4.84
  • distortion: 4.56
  • flare control: 3.98
  • overall: 4.53
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